Interview with Ted Cook, June 19, 1986

Project: American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Supply Sergeant Cook served with the 17th Ordinance Company in the Philippines; describes bombing of Clark Field-- shooting at Japanese airplanes-- destroying supplies to prevent their capture-- surrendering to the Japanese at Bataan-- brutality of Japanese soldiers-- experiences on Bataan Death March-- train voyage to Camp O'Donnell-- experiences at Cabanatuan-- work details at Clark Field-- executions of American soldiers-- hell ship voyage to Japan-- working in a steel mill in Japan-- relations with the Philippine people-- homecoming

Interview Accession

1986oh164_ww055

Interviewee Name

Ted Cook

Interviewer Name

Arthur L. Kelly

Interview Date

1986-06-19

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Cook, Ted Interview by Arthur L. Kelly. 19 Jun. 1986. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Cook, T. (1986, June 19). Interview by A. L. Kelly. American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Cook, Ted, interview by Arthur L. Kelly. June 19, 1986, American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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